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Somebody here mentioned these the other day https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Snapnator
That will at least protect the port.
Search around there are various types and styles of magnetic connectors.
If your laptop charges via usb c like most are moving to there’s a non-proprietary magnet adapter now!
Tons of different brands on amazon, hoping this starts to become standard. It’s seriously a lifesaver.
I picked this up and it's been really convenient so far. Haven't checked the data transfer on it but it's supposed to be high-speed based on reviews:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TT6NGBC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins Type C Connector, Support USB PD 100W Quick Charge, 10Gb/s Data Transfer and 4K@60 Hz Video Output Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air and More Type C Devices (Grey) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_J.jdFbWCG7GZA
I’ve heard it might happen if you leave your Quest 2 turned on charged overnight. Make sure to turn off your Quest 2 when you’re done. I myself charge my Quest2 overnight all the time and I’ve had it since last year March. I turn off my Quest 2 after each use. I didn’t notice any degradation in battery life. However I don’t recommend charging overnight. Because Quest2 is powered by rechargeable lithium ion battery and it’s known that those degrade over time if you use it until 0% and charge it overnight every time.
I’ve noticed USB-C port on Quest 2 is a little fragile. So if you use link cable to play PCVR games or you wanna have peace of mind, I recommend getting a magnetic USB-C angled adapter. I use this one:
Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
You’ll just put it there and never have to worry about it. You’ll never put stress on the port that way. But if you’re getting a battery headstrap like BoboVR M2 Pro, they’ll come with angled cable that you plug the headstrap battery to your Quest2, in that case you don’t need angled adapter.
Pro Tip: When you get a replacement or repair yourself, buy yourself a magnetic C Cable connector. It will save your deck’s life.
Trust me, I live in a house full of animals (2 Kittens, A Cat, Two Dogs, and a Bearded Dragon). Believe it or not even my beardy caught it one day on my switch.
Tell a Friend, Save A Deck’s Life: Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Power delivery is relatively simple. I use a chinese equivalent of this magsafe-clone basically everywhere. (Mine is branded Knaive, afaik they were the first). It does 65+W of USB-PD and 400+MB/s of USB3 speed (Pretty sure it's in 1x5Gbit mode. I can't verify higher because I don't have higher power/speed devices).
There are cheaper ways to do magsafe power so I expect only one, maybe two companies are making this particular pin interface. Been using it for years to save plug-unplug lifetime on my thinkpad and hhkb (both of which I regularly take to work and back). Fit ain't perfect for thinkpad or hhkb, but is spot on for steam deck.
Fits perfect zipped all the way around and if you accidentally yank it (or it falls off a table), you're not likely to fuck up the port.
I have personally thought about getting these or something like it but don’t use the back ports and don’t regularly have passengers in the back. So I’ve held off on getting them.
Yeah I've heard nothing but bad things so I decided to use a computer store near me. They guarantee their cables for life (aside from obvious physical damage) I have not had any issues.
I sticks straight out so I bought this super cool [magnet]https://www.amazon.ca/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=mp_s_a_1_7?crid=LX04C90U85AE&keywords=20+pin+magnetic+usb+c&qid=1637777133&sprefix=20+pin+ma%2Caps%2C141&sr=8-7) thing to go into my USBC port on the headset and it charges and displays fine.
there are dozens of companies that have magnetic usb C connectors, it just disconnects behind the male part instead of connecting directly to the device.
That's the nice thing about not having proprietary shit, everyone can work with it.
Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins Type C Connector, Support USB PD 100W Quick Charge, 10Gb/s Data Transfer and 4K@60 Hz Video Output Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air and More Type C Devices (Grey) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_EGJHXXFWSCJK7F9PZJH7?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Do you mean the kind that imitates apple's magsafe? If so I'd be curious which one you're using; I grabbed this one from amazon only to find out that the connector is too large for the hole in the hi-pro planck case
OP: Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins Type C Connector, Support USB PD 100W Quick Charge, 10Gb/s Data Transfer and 4K@60 Hz Video Output Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air and More Type C Devices (Grey) https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_bo78FbYFRHW9N?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Same, except on my Q1 DAS I went with a non-right-angle A to C short cable and spent the extra $20 for one of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TT6NGBC/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=A3D7EHANGQ1BSJ&psc=1 - ordered one for my Q2 as well.
It's a nice breakaway in case the battery ever falls.
There are magsafe like adapters. I bought this one from Amazon.
I ordered 2x of Amazon.com: Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins Type C Connector, Support USB PD 100W Quick Charge, 10Gb/s Data Transfer and 4K@60 Hz Video Output Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air and More Type C Devices (Grey)
I put one adapter into the Surface Duo and one into my Surface Headphones. Both work well. I didnt have to cut into the bumper on the Surface Duo or anything for it, and it is charges as I expected it would.
As others have mentioned, magnetic adapter. This one is working well for me and should help increase longevity even if it is already a bit loose. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TT6NGBC
The magnet provides a solid hold, but you can disconnect it when done charging in a way that doesn't move/put stress on the connector (roll it off up or down rather than side to side). So once the adapter that connects to the USB C port is on, it shouldn't move much even when connecting/removing. If you want to go a bit further down the creative path and avoid a service, a dap of non permanent glue between the edge of the adapter that overhangs the port on either side (it is wider than the port), and the case, could provide for a longer term solution since it would isolate the internal connection from moving at all.
Well something like this: https://www.amazon.com/-/de/dp/B07TT6NGBC
No i am not a fan. As i said may for charging but docking rather not. It works but i had connection issues after a while. The docking is station cable is a bit sturdy itself so if your cable is twisted or moved it may disconnect. 2nd downside is my L480's side wall is angled. I glued the magsafe in place to prevent movement. All that is not a beautiful solution. I planned to use the TP for 10 years, but i doubt the USB C will survive that.
You might want to pay attention to both data transfer and power handling. The type of connector in your post is mostly for power delivery and doesn't handle data. You will need additional pins for data.
I have this cable from Amazon that works really well https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_uRcjFb9Z2NMVQ , so you might want to take inspiration from this.
Moreover, a lot of keyboards these days have RGB so you will also have to account for power requirements for the LED's.
Would definitely be interested in these cables since I like to have different boards for work/gaming and being able to swap without damaging the USB port on my keyboard will be a key aspect for me.
I’m guessing that it’s an adapter like this.
Aren’t there usb-c to MagSafe equivalent adapters?
E: quick amazon search found this
I bought an adapter that turns it into MagSafe for my 2019 MBP. Also plugged it into a USB C hub https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TT6NGBC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
it's a 20 pin connector that probably sells under a few names, but this is the one i got. it works great; no complaints! feels pretty high quality and overbuilt for the purpose of attaching a keyboard. I read about some issues with the type c port coming off the drop planck and although this is not the same product or company, I figure i'd take a punch in my wallet now than be surprised later.
May want to get a magnet usb c tip, similar to the mag safe tech Apple has. To prevent the usb c port from wearing down.
I bought this from Amazon:
Works great, just a little too wide and partially blocks access to the other USB-C port on my Macbook Air.
As u/Zev said in his comment:
>Literally the only down side for me is the USB-C port is on the right side of the board
Yeah, that's the only thing that kills this keyboard for me. It makes me think that this board was designed for left-handed mousers in mind, and I'm a slave to the right-handed mouse/trackpad.
If you are a right-handed mouser, you might want to look into a right-angle USB cable connector, which could work. (I use one similar to this with my Frame.Work laptop.)
Other than that, it looks like a very solid board. If it looks good to you and you can responsibly afford it, then I see no reason not to get it. That Pioneer board looks AMAZING! Unfortunately for me, I've recently received my Kinesis Advantage 360 Pro, which has sapped me of my extra funding for the next several months, so I can't buy into this.
That link is not shortened. Here's a shorter link with no Google redirect or tracking parameters: https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC
Here's the non shortened link.... hopefully
iSkey USB-C magnetic adapter
USB-C magnetic adapters are not USB-IF compliant, and many designs out there can easily fry/brick the port or worse, the motherboard.
Magnetic USB-C Cables are not recommended
Crowdfunded magnetic USB chargers thread v2.1
USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. I believe this is the safest out of all the bunches out there. The pins for the plug that connects to the laptop are not exposed or easy to touch by finger.
This FTW. I even have a magnetic USBC iskey adapter that both makes the cable right angle and makes it safely breakaway in case of emergency. Its strong enough that its never fallen out while playing even the most intense GHOST sessions hahah, but breakaway enough that even a decent glance of the cable anywhere near the headset does get it to fall off.
Again this is in a GOOD way like once or twice i grazed it and it just slipped off nicely. I have a velcro strap on the arm that also helps to keep the cable "running" along the arm till it gets behind my shoulder, then down my back into a waist pack that holds my 10K anker battery.
I also use a QUALITY anker cable while playing, and the provided cable and power adapter for overnight / standby charging.
I wonder how well magnetic adapters work. They claim to be power delivery compatible up to 100W and supports .
Is this a comparable adapter that Amazon carries? https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ It looks the same just with a different logo lol
how about an adapter?
The age-old debate. I replaced my business-class ThinkPad + Docking station + external monitor with an IPP 2020 12.9 + PC + new monitor + multi-device mechanical keyboard + multi-device mouse + multi-device number pad. While I did not migrate from an 11, I have used smaller ipads before, and I chose the 12.9 for a specific reason.
At my desk, my IPP sits on a stand (kabcon...best stand of the three I tried) in portrait mode next to my PC monitor (24-inch). I can easily device switch my mouse and kb over to my IPP if needed, or share files between my PC and ipad. This, imo, is a great compromise between having a magic keyboard for ipad and keeping the ipad slim. I often pull my IPP from the stand and use it to edit PDFs. I have the apple slim folio and, while expensive, the quality is much better than other cases I tried. I also have a memory foam sleeve, which was designed for a macbook pro but fits the IPP with just enough room for the apple pencil.
Anyway, my primary ipad pro purpose is editing PDFs. I've gone paperless, even sold one of my laser printers, because the 12.9-inch IPP is the same size as a standard sheet of letter paper. It works fantastically.
Oh, one other tip: ipad on a stand in portrait mode can be charged easily with this magnetic charger.
I do not miss owning a notebook PC, other than the wonderful ThinkPad community, which is loyal and awesome. My workflow now is much more efficient.
https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC could this work
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Yeah I use mine mostly for Skyrim while seated so I'm in the same boat. I'm sure there are cables out there that will take longer to fail than these guys, just wanted to make sure that you sort of had it in the back of your mind for cable three that it will also eventually fail and much sooner if you just sort of let it hang off the side.
If you try and find some way to secure the next one a little it'll probably last a good bit longer. I got a few weeks out of my first and half a year so far on my second.
I haven't bought it personally but when I replace this cable down the road I'm thinking of getting a magnetic setup - https://www.amazon.com//dp/B07TT6NGBC/ - you'd still need to secure the cable, but this way you aren't wearing the Quest side of the port down plugging and unplugging it all the time either.
If you go magnetic you really need a 20 pin connection explicitly stated, ideally with reviews saying they got it working with the Quest.
I have no personal experience with this product, but it claims to support video out and up to 100W power delivery:
Not so much answering your question, but I picked up one of these after being used to MagSafe for a decade +. Found it to be a nice addition to my M1. Cheers
maybe your port is wearing out.
FWIW, I used a USB-C > DP adapter in mine to run a 256x1440 170hz gsync, and had it plugged in for a year.
A handful of times I would have unplug or plug it back in over the course of a year, like .... 4-5 ?
I think that the adapter itself had some kind of firmware crash.
I would consider getting a small extension that you leave plugged in all the time, or one of those USBC magnetic docking things, so you put the wear on something other than your actual port, but sounds like the damage is done.
I know nothing about these in terms of quality, just examples
USB-C magnetic adapters do exactly that https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC
Here's another example of a set. I'm just trying to find a round version of the set.
I don't have one myself, but this (highly rated) one claims to do 10Gbit and 100W: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TT6NGBC/
Yeah it's probably overkill, but I was looking for a 90 degree magnetic USB C adapter and the one that I found had good reviews.
I've been looking at a magnetic breakaway like this, but I don't know if it would be reliable enough for link.
Whatever you get, just make sure it lists USB 3.2 or 10Gbps as an attribute for best chance at good performance, something like this:
Usb c and micro usb
There are plenty of others too
damn, some of those 90deg magnetic charging/data plugs would be a sweet addition imo
Is what I use for my Dell Xps 2 in 1 and it's getting the full 30w charging speed. They make higher watt units as well.
this puppy has been amazing to me.
90deg and magenet. with data. no diff on the usb test with this or official link.
sounds like you would benefit from a vr cover facial insert, when they are in stock.
did you simply try using the glasses spacer? should help the nose issue there
Just noticed your link was to Amazon Canada, looks like it's in stock in the US, will order now! Thank you!
to add to that...
this magnetic port adapter has been a godsend...same usb test results with and with out...
I use this magnetic adapter. Strong magnet, 20 pins and supports USB PD up to 100W, 10GB data transfer and 4K 60HZ video.
There’s quite a few different brands making things like this: https://www.amazon.ca/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC
I have one for my MacBook and love it.
Have found this to be a good port saver https://www.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=usbc+magnetic&qid=1602771374&sr=8-3
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Are you talking about this:
If so, I have this one installed, too... So you can buy this one from amazon and it will come with a prong that can be used to take out the thunderbolt adapter.
I went for this one. There are a few on Amazon but this one had the highest ratings. Hoping it will serve me well:
>Same one with a different brand name: https://smile.amazon.com/Magnetic-Adapter-Connector-Transfer-Compatible/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=sr_1_10?crid=283ORA7ONRHQH&keywords=usb+c+to+usb+3.1+adapter&qid=1573930087&refinements=p_72%3A1248879011%2Cp_36%3A1253503011&rnid=386442011&s=electronics&sprefix=USB+C+to+USB+3.1%2Celectronics%2C181&sr=1-10
Buy the thing on Amazon that replicates it.
Magnetic USB C Adapter 20Pins Type C Connector, Support USB PD 100W Quick Charge, 10Gb/s Data Transfer and 4K@60 Hz Video Output Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air and More Type C Devices (Grey) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TT6NGBC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_SZ2Z6NRGYACZE10ANE2K